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TSS Earnslaw Makeover for 100th Birthday Celebrations

Tuesday, 22 May 2012, 3:59 pm | Real Journeys

The TSS Earnslaw heritage steamship is being primed for her 100th birthday during the next five weeks after being slipped on to her purpose-built slip at Kelvin Grove in Lake Wakatipu for her biennial survey. More >>

TSS Earnslaw Celebrates 100th Birthday With Voyage Repeat

Monday, 14 May 2012, 1:07 pm | Real Journeys

Descendants of shipwright, Jimmy Alcorn, who worked as a foreman builder constructing the TSS Earnslaw at Kingston in 1912, will be among those making a nostalgic journey during the heritage steamship’s centenary celebrations. More >>

Real Journeys Appoints New CEO

Wednesday, 28 March 2012, 11:41 am | Real Journeys

Real Journeys is pleased to announce Richard Lauder as its new Chief Executive Officer. More >>

MV Titiroa Launch

Saturday, 25 February 2012, 7:16 pm | Real Journeys

MV Titiroa Launch Southland District Mayor, Frana Cardno, today congratulated Real Journeys for having the courage to continue its investment into the region’s future despite difficult times. The mayor was guest of honour at the official launch of ... More >>

MV Titiroa Arrives at Lake Manapouri

Thursday, 22 December 2011, 1:31 pm | Real Journeys

The MV Titiroa was lifted into the water at Lake Manapouri yesterday and will be ready to take passengers across Lake Manapouri early in the New Year. Real Journeys General Manager of Engineering, Brian Humphrey admitted he had been nervous about ... More >>

Milford Wanderer Doing Overnight Cruises after Major Refit

Friday, 11 November 2011, 11:05 am | Real Journeys

The Milford Wanderer is back doing overnight cruises, after a major refit that saw it transformed from open dorm style accommodation carrying over 60 overnight passengers, into mainly twin/double cabins with a maximum of just 36. More >>

Real Journeys CEO Resigns

Monday, 31 October 2011, 3:59 pm | Real Journeys

Real Journeys Chief Executive, Dave Hawkey, today signalled his intention to resign from the company after 10 years. Hawkey said that despite a number of significant achievements during his tenure, it was time now to focus on his family who are based ... More >>

Real Journeys Invests In Precision Military Technology

Friday, 9 September 2011, 12:32 pm | Real Journeys

Real Journeys has invested in Trac Plus, a premium satellite tracking service used by a range of military and emergency services, as an extra safety precaution for its coach passengers travelling to Milford Sound. More >>

Chance To Win Centenary Tickets Worth $700

Tuesday, 10 May 2011, 12:40 pm | Real Journeys

Real Journeys is calling for reminiscences about the TSS Earnslaw vintage steamship for its new website dedicated to the upcoming centenary celebrations ( ). Those who add to the written history of this iconic steamship by sharing their ... More >>

Lady of the Lake is “in the pink”

Tuesday, 7 October 2008, 11:50 am | Real Journeys

For the first time ever, Queenstown’s vintage steamship TSS Earnslaw is to be lit up in pink to raise awareness of breast cancer. More >>

Flightseeing maintenance wins top safety award

Tuesday, 29 July 2008, 4:29 pm | Real Journeys

Real Journeys’ flightseeing maintenance base in Queenstown has been awarded New Zealand’s top aviation safety award at the Civil Aviation Authority’s annual Director’s Awards. More >>

The “Lady of the Lake” is back

Friday, 4 July 2008, 3:08 pm | Real Journeys

She may be pushing 96, but she’s still turning heads - especially after spending five weeks at the nautical equivalent of a health spa. Queenstown’s vintage steamship TSS Earnslaw is back working on Lake Wakatipu and looking better than ever after ... More >>

Real Journeys purchases Stewart Island Lodge

Tuesday, 20 May 2008, 10:34 am | Real Journeys

South Island tourism company Real Journeys has purchased retreat-style accommodation on Stewart Island - Stewart Island Lodge. More >>

Year of the (dead) rat in Milford Sound

Monday, 4 February 2008, 2:54 pm | Real Journeys

It may be the Chinese Year of the Rat, but 2008 is not looking positive for furry little rodents (and their stoat cousins) in Milford Sound. More >>

Hawkey’s hair is HISTORY

Tuesday, 4 December 2007, 12:20 am | Real Journeys

Real Journeys CEO Dave Hawkey is about to lose his hair and he’s not shy about it. In fact, he’s challenging other tourism chiefs to put aside their vanity and join him. More >>

Unusual Southern right whale sighting

Thursday, 1 November 2007, 3:19 pm | Real Journeys

Visitors in Milford Sound had an extraordinary treat this week when a rare Southern right whale surfaced unexpectedly near their vessel. More >>

Southern right whale sighting in Milford Sound

Thursday, 1 November 2007, 1:18 pm | Real Journeys

Visitors in Milford Sound had an extraordinary treat this week when a rare Southern right whale surfaced unexpectedly near their vessel. More >>

Lady Of The Lake To Celebrate 95th Birthday

Thursday, 11 October 2007, 4:06 pm | Real Journeys

The Wakatipu's most visible link with its pioneering past - the elegant coal-fired steamship TSS Earnslaw - will celebrate her 95th birthday in style on Thursday 18 October. More >>

Ugandan orphans to travel on TSS Earnslaw

Monday, 1 October 2007, 8:50 am | Real Journeys

A group of orphan children from Uganda will experience the excitement of steam travel on the TSS Earnslaw this month. The 18 children are from the Watoto Children’s Choir in Uganda. Along with 11 adult leaders, the children are travelling around ... More >>

Real Journeys Wins Two Tourism Industry Awards

Friday, 31 August 2007, 4:16 pm | Real Journeys

South Island tourism operator Real Journeys was recognised as one of the industry's highest achievers at the Tourism Industry Awards last night, winning the "Conservation in Action Award" and the "Qualmark Mark of Quality Award". Company ... More >>



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